Welcome to Monotonia – Mike Floss

Photo: Leah Grace Photography

Picture yourself a young musician watching primetime television, a music awards show, and suddenly one of your idols and most respected musicians in the game premiers a commercial about a music service that features non other than…your music! Well that’s exactly what happened one night when someone pointed out a commercial for Jay-Z’s new streaming service, Tidal, during The Billboard Music Awards. The soundtrack to the commercial was “Dopeboy Dreaming,” by Nashville native and the son of a Jazz musician, Mike Floss. Since then, Mike has been busy. In between time putting pen to paper and recording, he’s managed to find time to tour with and open for artists like Future, Big K.R.I.T., Wale and Yo Gotti just to name a few. He’s been working with producers Syk Sense (Drake, Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar) and Ducko McFli (Drake, Migos, Lil Yachty). He was active on the 2017 music festival circuit and a favorite at this year’s Sloss Music & Arts Festival.

You can see MusicBham’s exclusive interview with Mike Floss in this episode of Welcome to Monotonia from Sloss Music & Art’s Festival below. Then you can go see Mike perform live tonight, Friday, October 20 at Syndicate Lounge!

Birmingham Alabama is bursting at the seams with incredible talent, from an amazing visual arts community to some of the best music in the Southeastern region.  We have all the talent but not a whole lot of resources to find out about it.
Welcome to Monotonia is a Birmingham web series designed to expose the pure raw talent of  both the local and traveling artist and musicians who perform in our city!
Directed & Edited by: Daniel Isaiah Hargett
Produced by: Greg Henderson
Executive Producer: Josh Matthews & Music Bham
Audio Engineer: Daniel Brian Rhodes
Featuring: Channing Estell, Lizzie Thrasher & Mike Floss
Consulting Producer: Marsha Oglesby
Intern: Sophie Crowe
Special Thanks to: Betsy Kiser & Red Mountain Entertainment, Good Grit Magazine & Kendra Key

Discover life as an aspiring artist. Get familiar with “DopeBoy Dreaming,” Mike Floss, aka “the rapping kid from Nashville” as we give you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the lives of your favorite up-and-coming artists through TIDAL DISCOVERY. Watch now and listen to more Mike Floss on TIDAL. Connect with TIDAL
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Mike Floss
“Dopeboy Dreaming”
Don’t Blame The Youth
The Iconic Group
Director : Daniel Henry
Nashville-based artist Mike Floss has had a pretty big year so far. After releasing his “Dopeboy Dreaming” single back in April, he recently took the Tidal stage—which showcased a number of up-and-coming artists—at the 2015 Made in America Festival. The successful releases of For The Rebels and For The Rebels 2 put all eyes on the young artist and today, he debuts the video for “Dopeboy Dreaming” to build off of his recent hype.
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Mike Floss – “Dope Boy Dreaming” Official Music Video Premiere | First Look